Welcome to Roche after your Studies




You are about to finish your bachelor's or master's degree - and now? Whether direct entry or trainee program, at Roche in Germany there are several offers for your start into professional life. Get insights into a global healthcare company where we can guarantee you a successful career start. Learn more!
Trainee Programs
Month Communications Traineeship

Startup Traineeprogram

For academics, Roche offers a jumpstart into the world of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics with the Start-Up Program. In the team, you gain experience as a basis for a career at Roche: exciting, challenging, innovative, successful! Here you will find the most important facts:

Traineeship Communications

Media, Knowledge, Roche Stories
Our traineeship in communications offers insights into the content and organizational processes of corporate communications at Roche. Through strategic skills and a flair for exciting stories, we manage to identify interesting topics for the respective stakeholders and prepare them in a relevant way via different channels. In this way, we make an important contribution to Roche's positioning in Germany - towards customers, the public or employees.
You get to know our communicative day-to-day business and help to shape profound changes such as digitalization in the healthcare market and present them in an understandable way. You will take on exciting tasks and your own projects and will quickly realize that no two days are the same. And in all of this, you'll have the support of a team for whom cohesion and helpfulness are top priorities.
An all around training
Depending on the area of work and previous knowledge, the Roche traineeship in communications offers comprehensive training in theory and practice with individual support in 18 to 24 months. The practical training "on the job" by working in the communications team and taking on a variety of tasks and projects is supplemented by internal and external theoretical training with freely selectable focal points. Depending on the department, the traineeship can also be supplemented by a look beyond the horizon in the form of job shadowing with internal or external partners (newspaper, TV, radio or PR agency).
The most important thing you should bring to our training program is a passion for communication. You are creative, curious and media-savvy. You have an open personality and are keen to build up a broad network. You think outside the box and are enthusiastic about bringing in new ideas. Above all, you want to become an expert in communication solutions and learn how to strategically plan and implement communication. Does all this apply to you? Then our traineeship is the right place for you!
Internal, external, cross-media
We don't want to give too much away yet, but this is already said: Your traineeship at Roche will be instructive and extremely varied. Strategic conceptualization, cross-media thinking and creative implementation of ideas - here you will be optimally prepared for the communications profession. You will implement photo, video and podcast formats, write texts of all kinds for print and online media, from press releases and intranet news to articles for employee media or trade publications, help shape our social media presence, and organize press and employee events. The wide range of tasks makes your communication traineeship at Roche unique and exciting. Depending on the department, the job profile can focus on HR, marketing or sales communication, internal, product or site communication in Pharmaceuticals or Diagnostics. Please refer to the respective job description for more information.

This information is not enough for you? You want to see what's really behind it and what our trainees do? Here you get a small exclusive foretaste. See for yourself if you would like the tasks in communications at Roche and browse through our trainee's projects collection:

The Best of Theory and Practice: PostDoc

Continue your research and gain insights into a company - with our postdoc programs. As a postdoctoral scientist, you can pursue your passion for research to answer ambitious questions in the development of innovative diagnostic products and pharmaceuticals, together in a team with experts who are leaders in their field through their ideas and ways of thinking. You can share in this wealth of experience as a postdoc. Apply now!

 Direct Entry at Roche

Of course, direct entry after graduation is possible at Roche. For all those who want to influence their own further development and work in a motivating environment where they can develop to their full potential, this is a possible path after graduation. This means taking on responsibility in a team, making full use of your own talents and developing exciting projects. Click here for our job postings.